Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Gap Year Opportunity: Pediatrics Clinical Assistant

Hudson Heights Pediatrics, PC, located in upper Manhattan, seeks a graduating senior or recent graduate for a full-time clinical assistant position. This is a fitting training ground for those interested in medicine, health care, or small business management. Hudson Heights Pediatrics is looking for someone interested in both clinical and managerial aspects of medicine.

The ideal candidate has:
interest in the field of healthcare
effective communication skills and is comfortable interacting both in-person and over the phone
the desire to take initiative
comfort multitasking, prioritizing, and dealing with several pressing matters at once
sensitivity to the needs of patients, visitors and coworkers
excellent organizational skills
strong teamwork skills
experience working with children

Responsibilities include:
serving as clinical and administrative staff, including taking patient vitals, assisting with vaccines, intake and checkout and other reception duties
discussing clinical cases with patients over the phone
helping to manage Dr. Richter’s schedule
managing Dr. Richter’s medical and insurance certifications
liaising with Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and maintaining other professional relationships
communicating requests to other staff members

This is a full-time position starting spring 2019 and requiring 35-40 hours per week, including one Sunday per month. Spanish language skills are a plus. We work with an amazing team of doctors led by Dr. Joseph Richter who has been affiliated with Columbia Presbyterian Hospital for 20 years and founded the practice in 2009.  Hudson Heights Pediatrics has been managed and staffed by Columbia and Barnard graduates since its opening.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience and interest to newsearch@hudsonheightspediatrics.com

To read about our doctors, and find out more about our practice, please visit our website: www.hudsonheightspediatrics.com

UC Berkeley Opto-Camp

Applications are due soon for Opto-Camp: UC Berkeley's Optometry Summer Camp, taking place July 15-19, 2019. 

This in-residence, 5-day program will give students interested in pursuing graduate studies and a career in optometry:
  • an in-depth look at the profession, 
  • key information about applying to OD programs, and 
  • an immersive experience on the Berkeley campus.
Opto-Camp is open to all, with priority given to students currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.

      The application deadline is May 17, 2019.

For any questions, contact optometry-studentaffairs@berkeley.edu or call (510) 642-9537